Definition of ghettoize in English:

ghettoize

Syllabification: ghet·to·ize
Pronunciation: /ˈgetōˌīz
 
/

verb

[with object]
  • Put in or restrict to an isolated or segregated place, group, or situation: they called for a policy that seeks to integrate foreign laborers rather than ghettoize them
    More example sentences
    • We did not want to be ghettoised and isolated.
    • This ‘soft’ segregation, he says, suggests that Britain is moving towards being a segregated, ghettoised society.
    • They don't ghettoize crime writers in other countries, and of course they shouldn't.

Derivatives

ghettoization

Pronunciation: /ˌgetō-iˈzāSHən/
noun
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  • Hasn't the world learned a thing from past internment, ghettoization and marginalization of groups?
  • It is nothing less than an extension of genre ghettoization.
  • There are people who can't manage a word of English and what is worse make no attempt to learn the language of their adopted country inevitably leading to isolation and social and cultural ghettoisation.

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